itelligence AG acquires British SAP consulting company Chelford SAP Solutions Ltd.
itelligence AG is today announcing the 100% acquisition of British company Chelford SAP Solutions. The acquisition creates the largest SAP consulting company for Small and Medium Sized Businesses in the UK. The British SAP consulting company Chelford SAP Solutions employs over 60 people and has been successfully active for more than 13 years in the distribution, manufacture and the consumer goods industry. itelligence AG is one of the most important midmarket SAP consulting companies in the world.
Chelford SAP Solutions is the one of the leading SAP Gold Partner and most successful SAP value-added reseller on the UK market. Chelford SAP Solutions has also been one of the first SAP Business Objects Partners. As a full-service provider, Chelford SAP Solutions offers the complete IT service for SMEs, from SAP licensing through consulting right up to maintenance and support. Its customer base includes well-known British companies such as the Edrington Group, Inverhouse, Hafele UK Ltd, the Markit Group and Kingspan, but also the Irish company Ryanair.
Norbert Rotter, CFO of itelligence AG: “With the acquisition of Chelford SAP Solutions, itelligence UK will grow to a local size that is matching the importance of the UK market.”
Stefan Ellerbrake, Director of Western Europe for itelligence AG: “I see numerous synergies between our UK subsidiary and Chelford SAP Solutions. We have sector alignments which complement each other and can benefit from each other’s product portfolio. itelligence has now reached critical mass in the local market”.
Justin Brading, Managing Director, Chelford SAP Solutions: “I am delighted that we have gained a globally renowned partner in the SAP environment. Our existing customers can benefit from itelligence’s services, just as itelligence can now benefit from our expertise in the British market. In addition we are now able to deploy sophisticated ERP solutions globally where in the past we required partners to do so”.